Adam Gaffney is a physi­cian and writer with a focus on health­care pol­i­tics, pol­i­cy and his­to­ry. He is an instruc­tor in med­i­cine at Har­vard Med­ical School and a pul­monary and crit­i­cal care physi­cian at the Cam­bridge Health Alliance. His writ­ing has appeared in the New Repub­lic, Los Ange­les Review of Books, Salon, CNN​.com, USA Today, Jacobin and else­where. He’s a board mem­ber of Physi­cians for a Nation­al Health Pro­gram, a sin­gle-pay­er advo­ca­cy orga­ni­za­tion. The views expressed are his own.
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Trump Says Covering All Immigrants Would Bankrupt Our Healthcare System. That’s a Lie.
Covering undocumented immigrants under Medicare for All isn’t just morally right—it’s also economically sound.
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Tom Price Is a Horrible Choice for Health Secretary
The Georgia representative redefines what it means to have conflicts of interest.
Culture
Obamacare and Its Discontents
Steven Brill's new book outlines the shortcomings, as well as the accomplishments, of President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act.
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The Hundred Years’ War for Healthcare Reform
Until the ACA, reform attempts have been thwarted throughout the last century.
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Underinsured in the Age of Obamacare
The Affordable Care Act does not make healthcare a right.